KINGS COUNTY, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: Populated Places Table

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Canada Gotoarrow.png Prince Edward Island Gotoarrow.png Kings County, Prince Edward Island

How Each Column Helps You With Your Research

1. POPULATED PLACE column: names the "populated place" or "location" of interest.

2. FORMER NAME, if applicable column: if the location was known by another name, it is listed here (a year of name change is given, if known).

3. TYPE column: gives type of location (i.e. village, town, city, etc.) - the size definition varies per province.

4. FHL CATALOG column: links to the "catagories of sources" available in the Family History Library for this populated place or location.

5. WIKIPEDIA column: links to background information regarding this location or its county if Wikipedia does not have an article for that specific place.

Useful Websites

  • Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) - gives brief information about a place, including historic names/places. For historic information, scroll to #3, and click Formerly Official, also try with All.
  • Google Maps - shows the whereabouts of places on a map.
  • Google Images - shows pictures/photos/old maps (sometimes) of a place.
  • WorldCat - shows sources (books, maps, etc.) at various libraries/repositories, etc. for a place.

Notes

  • Listed below are the populated places in this district, according to the Gazetteer of Canada. Prince Edward Island.[1] This gazetteer is used as the source of locations or populated places in the Family History Library Catalog for the Province of Prince Edward Island.
  • If you wish the current division, where your Populated Place now exists, check the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base listed above.

Populated Places Table

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POPULATED PLACE

FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE

FHL  CATALOG

WIKIPEDIA

Bay Fortune        Link   Link
Brooklyn         Link   Link
Cardigan         Link   Link
East Point         Link   Link
Georgetown        Link   Link
Hopefield        Link   Link
Little Pond        Link   Link
Little Sands        Link   Link
Montague         Link   Link
Morell         Link   Link
Murray Harbour           Link   Link
Murray River        Link   Link
New Perth           Link   Link
Rollo Bay          Link   Link
Souris        Link   Link 
Souris West        Link   Link
St. Charles       Link   Link
St. Georges        Link   Link
St. Peter's Bay        Link   Link
St. Peters         Link   Link
Sturgeon         Link   Link
Valleyfield          Link  Link
 ANY NEW LOCATIONS IN FHL CATALOG???       Link  

References

  1. Gazetteer of Canada. Prince Edward Island, (Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names, c1960 (1965 printing) ). FHL book 971.7 E5c